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    Forest Garden Ecology Workshop - Sunday, July 22 at Explore Park

    Learn the basics of how to design and create a diverse perennial food forest in a new workshop on Sunday, July 22 at Explore Park. Ages 16 and are invited to learn how to weave the different elements of a designed plant community to produce... Read on...
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    Register in Advance for Spartan Kids Race and Save $10

    Don't forget to register in advance for the Virginia's Blue Ridge Spartan Kids Race coming up next Saturday and Sunday at Roanoke County's Green Hill Park. Choose from two days of exciting obstacle courses for kids, races for medals, food trucks and... Read on...
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    Line Dancing Workshop at Green Ridge - Saturday, July 28

    Ready to ‘shake your groove thing’ and learn new line dances? If yes, join us for this exciting Line Dancing workshop! You will learn line dances to different types of music including Rhythm and Blues, Country, and Zydeco. All levels are welcome... Read on...
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    Kayak the New River with us - Saturday, July 21

    Whether you're a beginner or have paddled before, everyone will enjoy this fun and exhilarating day of paddling. You'll get hands-on instruction to maximize the rewarding feeling of paddling this class I and II, seven mile stretch with our trained guides. Read on...
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    Download a New Version of the Roanoke County Parks App

    We've made some changes to the Roanoke County Parks smart phone app that will affect users on with older versions already loaded. Android users must remove the current app and download the new app in order to use it. Search for "Roanoke County Parks"... Read on...
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    Explore Park Visitor Center Extends Hours on Friday & Saturday

    The Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center at Explore Park will be open extra hours on Friday nights in July and August to accommodate overnight camping visitors and guests. Current operating hours are Friday and Saturday from 9am to 9pm and Sunday through... Read on...
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    Lego Stop Motion Animation Camp at Green Ridge - July 23-27

    Light, cameras, LEGO action! Use LEGO bricks to tell YOUR story, complete with music, special effects and all your favorite mini- figure characters! In this unique and creative camp by Bricks 4 Kidz Roanoke, students will plan, script, stage, shoot... Read on...
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    Chicken Francaise Cooking Class - Monday, July 16 at Green Ridge

    Spice up your chicken dish! Learn Chef Dominic’s Chicken Francaise recipe over baked wild rice pilaf and wow your friends and family with a new mouth-watering dish with accompanying sides. Our nationally recognized chef will... Read on...
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    Splash Valley Now Open Until 10PM on Fridays Nights

    Hang 10 Fridays are here! Now through July 27, Splash Valley Water Park is open late until 10pm for the first time ever. Each week will feature a themed activities and a live DJ from K92 Radio.... Read on...
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    Touch a Truck Celebrates 10 Years at Green Hill Park, July 28

    We did it!! Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism is hosting Touch A Truck for its 10th year! In the past nine years we have brought 1,489 vehicles to Green Hill Park as well as delightful memories to over 71,000 visitors. Join us again on... Read on...
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    New Horseback Riding Camps Offered at Explore Park

    New at Explore Park, we're offering horseback riding programs for kids ages 8-18. No experience needed! Get started on the right hoof with the equine experts from Reba Farm. Saddle up for a week of adventures on horseback... Read on...
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    Lego Summer Camps with Bricks 4 Kids - Spaces Still Available

    Spaces are still available in Lego programs at Green Ridge Recreation Center and Brambleton Center this summer! Kids ages 5-15 can choose from several half-day camps including STEM Camp, Robotics Camp and Stop Motion Animation Camp... Read on...
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    Overnight Camping Now Available at Explore Park

    Overnight camping has arrived at Roanoke County's Explore Park! Reservations are now open for accommodations including primitive sites, group sites, canvas platform tents and tipi tents. Throughout the season we'll be adding dozens of new... Read on...
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    Green Ridge Indoor Pool Extends Hours for the Summer

    Roanoke County Public Schools are out for the summer! That means the indoor pool at Roanoke County's Green Ridge Recreation Center is open additional hours for our members and guests. All pool features are available from 10am to facility close... Read on...
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    Spartan Kids Race Now Enrolling, July 21-22 at Green Hill Park

    Kids ages 4-14 are invited to participate in any of several race options at the area's first Spartan Kids Race to be held July 21 and 22 at Roanoke County's Green Hill Park. Choose from 2-mile, 1-mile, 1/2 mile, and special needs races... Read on...
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    Summer Program Registration Now Open for Everyone

    Roanoke County's summer 2018 recreation programs are now open for registration! You don't have to be a resident to sign up for our lineup of hundreds of classes and camps. Read on...
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    Virginia's Blue Ridge Recognized Nationally for Mountain Biking

    Virginia’s Blue Ridge has been awarded a Silver-Level Ride Center™ designation by the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) elevating this region to a whole new level as a mountain biking destination... Read on...
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    Splash Valley Morning Swim Club - Now Available Two Days a Week

    Is your day care, summer camp or church program looking for a special activity for the kids? Join other area youth programs every Tuesday or Friday for a full morning of aquatic fun at a discounted rate of just $6. Read on...
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    Virginia's Blue Ridge Spartan Kids Race to be Held July 21 at Green Hill Park

    Virginia’s Blue Ridge Sports and Roanoke County are pleased to announce the first ever Spartan Kids Race in Virginia this summer. The race will be held at Green Hill Park on July 21-22. Over 4,000 children are expected, ranging in age from 4 - 14... Read on...
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    2018 Summer Camp Programs Now Available

    Choose from over 150 weeks of summer fun for ages 3-17. Roanoke County's summer 2018 camp lineup is now available, and registration is open for all programs including overnight, half-day and full-day experiences at various locations. Read on...
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